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Monmouth-Iona rivalry goes from verbal to physical

Monmouth-Iona rivalry goes from verbal to physical

Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016
It’s all fun and games until somebody slaps somebody in the nose, MMA-style.
 
New Union football coach Behrman deserves patience
SCHENECTADY

New Union football coach Behrman deserves patience

Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016
No doubt, Jeff Behrman made a good first impression as he got introduced Friday as the new head football coach at Union College.
 
Jaques has young Saints believing
LOUDONVILLE

Jaques has young Saints believing

Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016
The kids are alright.
 

Rabbi Bloom served Amsterdam congregation for 39 years

Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016
His son and grandson want to hear the voice of Rabbi Samuel A. Bloom once again.
 

Aiezza comes out of shadows with 807 series

Friday, Jan. 15, 2016
Currently, Lee Aiezza is not the most famous bowler in the Aiezza family, but there was a time when this powerful right-hander was among the best in the Capital Region.
 

Stewart’s adding offerings for ‘fence sitters’ as it grows

Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016

Stewart’s Shops, the ubiquitous home-grown convenience store chain, anticipates “an even bigger wow number” for 2016 than the $30 million spent on capital projects last year.
 
We will never see another like David Bowie

We will never see another like David Bowie

Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016
“Everybody knows me now” — from “Lazarus” on the late, great David Bowie’s album “Blackstar,” released last Friday, his 69th birthday.
Yes, everybody knows Bowie now: pop’s British-born, innovative/transgressive, sequentially self-reinventing chameleon, the avatar of music as spectacle and ch-ch-changes for their own vivid, exciting sake.
 
Schenectady's Hickey doesn't just talk fitness, he lives it

Schenectady's Hickey doesn't just talk fitness, he lives it

Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016
If you get old enough and are still trying to stay athletically active, it can seem like you’re desperately holding all the pieces of yourself together with Ace bandages and duct tape.
 

Amsterdam trio nabs nearly 21-pound pike

Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016
Several things tell me we are nearing the ice fishing season. On a recent drive on Union Avenue, I saw four trucks parked off the road right next to the woods leading to little Lake Lonely.
 
Athletes have right to speak their mind, or remain silent

Athletes have right to speak their mind, or remain silent

Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016
When Americans Tommie Smith and John Carlos gave Black Power salutes on the podium after medaling in the 200-meter sprint at the 1968 Olympics, they were booed and later ostracized.
 
UAlbany forward Richards: a star who gets the point
ALBANY

UAlbany forward Richards: a star who gets the point

Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016
It was the perfect basketball milestone moment.
 

Cranesville ‘lighthouse’ was guide for motorists

Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016

George Washington Phillips, a leading citizen of the Montgomery County hamlet of Cranesville, made his home a lighthouse to guide motorists on busy Route 5.
 

Marchione lands spot on Finance Committee

Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016
The beginning of the year has rolled around again, and with it comes the kinds of changes that any New Year rings into the political landscape — it’s more than just new mayors and city councils.
 
Favre the only lock on NFL Hall of Fame ballot

Favre the only lock on NFL Hall of Fame ballot

Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016
I stopped betting on the NFL a gazillion years ago.
 

Signs are positive for women business owners

Friday, Jan. 8, 2016
For Susan Radzyminski, a telling sign is having two Albany chapters of the national Women Presidents' Organization, a select membership group for female executives at multimillion-dollar private companies.
 
 

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